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Arts Business Incubator for Arts-Based Startups
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The New York Foundation on the Arts (NYFA) is launching an Arts Business Incubator (ABI) Program for ten New York City-based arts business start-ups. QCA members will have the opportunity to learn ...
Social Media Strategies for Artists
Dec 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Participants in this fast-paced workshop will learn how to use Twitter, Facebook, Google , among other social media platforms, to build a personalized strategy to identify, articulate and promote t...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: DEC 2014
Dec 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Dec 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of home sales continued to decrease in November and inventory continued to track below last year’s levels as well.  Sales are well below those seen in the...
NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
As employers, sometimes it is difficult to keep with the employment law changes, which is why you should consult periodically with an employment defense lawyer and stay apprised of new laws. At the...
Roll with Queens Council on the Arts! Come to the Casino Caliente!
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is turning 50 in 2016, but we are kicking off the festivities a year early! Save yourself a plane ticket and join QCA for a hot night in Havana,Cuba right here in L...
Wage and Hour Regulation Pitfalls
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners can get themselves into trouble when not understanding wage and hours laws. What appears to be a bright idea that cuts corners and saves money is sometimes a violation that leads to...
In life, the glass is always half full! Exclusive interview with cartoonist Maria Scrivan
Dec 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   | 19 November 2014   Maria Scrivan’s cartoons are published in MAD Magazine, Parade Magazine, Prospect Magazine (UK), on Mashable.com, Salon.com. Funny Times a...
Zeffirelli's La Boheme at the Metropolitan Opera: a review
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 3 December 2014 |     Zeffirelli’s production of La Boheme at the metropolitan Opera shines. A sample of the stage set up as performed in a preceding season. L...
Are You Staying on Top of Regulations that Affect Your Restaurant?
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent change in regulations predicted to arrive soon is that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a national menu labeling standard for chain restaurants. The standard will addres...
The World Seen Through a Dog’s Point of View. An Exclusive Interview with Paul Gilligan, author of Pooch Café
Dec 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
  Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena 10 October 2014 |   Paul Gilligan with Poncho, the main character of Pooch Cafe According to his website, www.poochcafe.com, Paul Gilligan’s affair with art be...

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State senator takes stock at century mark
Avella discusses his first 100 days in Albany
Apr 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audit finds carousel operator owes city money
On top of abandoning the Forest Park carousel, vendor New York One has also taken the city round and round when it comes to paying money it owes. An audit by City Comptroller John Liu found that th...
Apr 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fighting City Hall just got more convenient
New system allows NYers to fight tickets online
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walcott crisscrosses city on campaign to win over parents
Dennis Walcott has not stopped moving since he was named as Cathie Black's replacement. The deputy mayor spent his first week as Schools Chancellor-designee crisscrossing the city. A man on a missi...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYers sleeping on new bedding regs
Apparently New Yorkers didn't get the message about mattresses. In the first three months since the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) began enforcing new rules for the disposal of mattresses and box ...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens parks will get “spring greening”
City seeks volunteers for one-day cleanup
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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City aims to help immigrant biz succeed
Several new programs aim to aid small business
Apr 05, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College students leave classrooms, hit the streets
Some 100 Queens College students and professors blocked traffic on the Horace Harding Expressway Thursday in protest of state budget cuts. The blockade came on the heels of an overnight union occup...
Apr 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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State performs random bus safety checks
Focus on charter buses leaving from Flushing
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Census findings only find massive criticism
The United States Census Bureau's recently released figures for New York City are embroiled in a heat wave of criticism by many pols around the five boroughs, particularly Brooklyn and Queens. The ...
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community board says statue doesn't lack “Civic Virtue”
The Triumph of Civic Virtue statue which stands prominently at Union Turnpike and Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens caused an uproar last month when Congressman Anthony Weiner and Councilwoman Juliss...
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella takes 'cut' at parking privileges
Thanks, but no thanks. State Senator Tony Avella cut his State of New York Executive Branch citywide parking placard into pieces last Friday, destroying the privilege to park in numerous “no-parkin...
Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some signs of better safety
A Whitestone intersection just got a little bit safer. According to neighborhood residents, traffic speeding down 15th Avenue and 147th Street past Public School 79 has long been a nuisance and a d...
Mar 22, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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A taste of Broadway in Queens public schools
As the curtains open, a sign of Irving Berlin sits in the background in a brightly colored, New York-themed design. The show begins with its stars Carina Morales and James LaRosa singing Berlin’s c...
Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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City still replanting trees lost in last year’s tornado
Community boards 5 and 7 top priority list
Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Continuing a Christmas Eve tradition, Gov. Jerry Brown issued pardons to 105 people Wednesday, before retracting one to a man hours later after learning he had not disclosed recent discipline by financial regulators, a spokesman said.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Missouri firm is recalling its Happy Apple brand caramel apples because of the potential that they could be contaminated with listeria. The recall comes after at least three deaths and at least 29 illnesses in 10 states have been linked to an outbreak of the deadly bacteria.
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Pope Francis leads a Christmas Eve mass at St Peter's Basilica at the Vatican to mark the nativity of Jesus Christ on December 24, 2014Pope Francis led Christmas Eve mass in the Vatican calling for "tenderness" and "warmth" after a violence-plagued year as millions of Christians began marking the holiday. The Argentine pontiff's brief homily was replete with Gospel references in his Christmas Eve mass, broadcast live in 3D for the first time.


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